Devgiri Daulatabad Fort

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The Enchanting Beauty of Devgiri Fort

Devgiri Fort is a 14th-century fort situated in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra. Devgiri Fort is about 16 kilometers from Aurangabad Devgiri Fort. It is also known as Daulatabad Fort.

Devgiri Fort was earlier known as Deogiri in 6th century A.D. when it was an important upland city along with the caravan routes. But, today its a village.

Devgiri Fort Aurangabad

Devgiri Fort was founded in c. 1187 by Bhillama V, a renowned and reputed prince of Chalukyas. Daulatabad Fort is basically known as the abode of wealth and this name was given to nu Muhammad –bin- Tughluq in A.D 1327 when he made Devgiri his capital.

Daulatabad fort has many interesting and exciting monuments. The most famous and prominent one is Chand Minar that is a 30-meter high watchtower and a huge stone made elephant pool and more. Devgiri Fort in Aurangabad is mostly visited by the tourist and nature lover who just adore seeing my beauty.

Tourists can reach Devgiri Fort through rail, bus, or air. You can also get your private vehicle to see the beauty of Devgiri Fort.

But the best option to visit Devgiri Fort is by using state transport. Daulatabad Fort always makes sure that all the guests enjoy a pleasant and charming stay when they visit the fort. So, visit Devgiri Fort to enjoy the beauty.

Weather in Daulatabad Fort

Though Devgiri Fort is quite cooled all around the year, because of the average maximum temperatures, even during the nights of summer months. However, summers are very hot at Daulatabad Fort and the temperature goes higher to 44°C. Winters are very cold where the temperature at Devgiri fort falls down till 18°C.

Charminar at Daulatabad Fort Aurangabad

Best time to Visit Devgiri/Daulatabad Fort

As April and May holiday season in Maharashtra and schools and colleges shuts down for summer holiday, Devgiri fort is crowded with tourist during these months. However, the best time to visit, Daulatabad Fort is winter. During the months of November, December, January, and February Devgiri Fort is at its stunning best.

How to Reach Daulatabad Fort

Other Destinations Near Devgiri Fort

Ajanta Caves

Ellora Caves

Aurangabad Caves

Aurangabad City

Yawal Wildlife Sanctuary

Melghat Tiger Reserve

Nashik City

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  • September 12, 2014 at 8:59 am
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    Nice article about Devgiri fort. I have visited this fort last year and found it great.

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  • September 20, 2014 at 1:41 am
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    Good information about the fort.

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  • November 4, 2018 at 9:22 am
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    Question in devgiri fort

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  • June 14, 2019 at 7:18 am
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    nice information I’m also writing an article on it.

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